All elections listed below are currently still on schedule.according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Should they change, we will post them here.
Absentee and Early Voting are available for each of the listed elections. Please contact the Town of LaFollette's Clerk, Ashley Grover, to obtain an absentee ballot or to participate in early voting. Ashley can be reached at 715-222-1416.
For more information click on Find Out More below.
The caucus is a method that may be used by towns and villages for nominating candidates to be placed on the Spring Election ballot. The caucus is open to the public, but only qualified electors of the municipality may nominate and vote for candidates. A person is not required to be a registered voter in order to participate in the caucus.
Only qualified electors of the municipality may nominate and vote for candidates at a caucus. Any person who is a United States citizen, 18 years of age or older, who has resided within the municipality for at least 28 days before the caucus is a qualified elector.
A candidate for a village office must be a qualified elector and an actual resident of the village at the time of the election. Wis. Stat. § 61.19. A candidate for a town office must be a qualified elector of the town at the time of taking office, except an assessor who is appointed under Wis. Stat. § 60.307. Wis. Stat. § 60.30(2). A candidate does not have to be a qualified elector or resident of the village or town at the time of the caucus. A candidate may be nominated for more than one municipal office. There is no requirement that a candidate be a registered voter in the municipality.
The Town of LaFollette has three elected positions which serve two-year terms elected in odd numbered years. The positions available are: Town Chairman and two Supervisors.
Candidates are voted upon at the Spring Election.
Validation of Voting Machines for the Spring Primary, will take place at
10:00 am on Monday, February 13, 2023 at the LaFollette Town Hall. .
Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm at the LaFollette Town Hall.
Validation of Voting Machines for the General Election, will take place at
10:00 am on Monday, March 27, 2023 at the LaFollette Town Hall. .
Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm at the LaFollette Town Hall
The Town of LaFollette's electors voted to change the Treasures' Position from an elected to appointed position at the November General Election. The vote was 172 YES vs 81 NO (68% vs 32%). Thank you for voting.
At the Annual Meeting on April 19, 2022, the town's electors approved a ballot initiative to change the town's elected position of Treasurer to a Board appointed position. The town's current treasurer, Karen Mangelsen, is supportive of this change. A ballot initiative for this change will appear on the November 8, 2022 ballot. The Board and the Treasurer encourage approval of this change. for more information, please click on the file below.
The 2023 Town Caucus will be held on Monday, January 19, 2023 at 6:30pm in the Town Hall.
Please note: the new time for the monthly Town Board Meeting. The meeting now begins at 7:00 pm on the Second Monday of each month.